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Ashley Schwellenbach

Leafly News Editor Ashley Schwellenbach is the former managing editor of the San Luis Obispo New Times and the author of Scourge of the Righteous Haddock, Vestal, and The Wheel Diver.

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Despite Washington’s status as a legalization pioneer, the state’s industry has long been lagging when it comes to diversity. According to the Washington State Commission on African American Affairs, fewer than 1% of the state’s 556 recreational cannabis licenses in existence were issued to businesses owned by African Americans. A bill passed by the state […]

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Washington state legislators finally create a cannabis equity program

In a $1.2 billion state industry, fewer than 1% of license holders are minority entrepreneurs. A new program aims to improve things.

Ashley Schwellenbach - March 13, 2020

New York arrest video makes the case for cannabis legalization

Viral video of NYPD cops raises the question once again: Why are we still doing this?

Ashley Schwellenbach - March 5, 2020

Aim for the eyes: Cannabis store manager thwarts robbers with bear spray

'Your standard mace is gonna immobilize a person, but the bear spray lasts days and days,' says the manager.

Ashley Schwellenbach - February 25, 2020

The buzz on Utah’s fledgling medical cannabis program

Utah's medical cannabis program has evolved rapidly and is about to make another huge step on March 1.

Ashley Schwellenbach - February 19, 2020